FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
REMINDER: JOHNNY WEIR, TARA LIPINSKI & TERRY GANNON ON NBC SPORTS GROUP CONFERENCE CALL TODAY AT 4:30 P.M. ET
Dial 416-204-9269 to Participate; Conference ID 8765113
Stamford, Conn. – October 22, 2014 – Three-time U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir, 1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski, play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon, and Executive Producer of NBC Olympics Jim Bell will participate in a media conference today at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT.
Dial 416-204-9269 to participate, Conference ID 8765113.
Weir, Lipinski, and Gannon have been named NBC Sports Group’s new lead figure skating broadcast team, NBC Sports Group announced today. Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton, who has provided commentary for NBC Sports Group since 2002, will remain part of the NBC broadcast team as a special contributor at figure skating’s biggest events, including the U.S. Championships and the Winter Olympics.
Weir, Lipinski, and Gannon make their fall debut, joining analyst Tracy Wilson and reporter Andrea Joyce, this Sunday, October 26 at 4 p.m. ET on NBC’s two-hour telecast of the 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America, which is the first competition of the seven-event ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.
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–NBC Sports Group–